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Average Player Score Based on 3056 ratings
8.6
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Score Breakdown Based on 3056 ratings
  1. 10 (645)
  2. 9 (1515)
  3. 8 (651)
  4. 7 (130)
  5. 6 (49)
  6. 5 (19)
  7. 4 (12)
  8. 3 (7)
  9. 2 (8)
  10. 1 (20)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Review Score:7.2

    great Graphics but bad game play. READ ON PLEASE

    ridge racer has one of the best Graphics of any Psp game. but the multiplier mode sucks. you can only do one thing and that’s world tour. you don’t get money or get cars. You cant even model your car. most of the cars ar... Read Full Review

    5 of 5 users found the following review helpful

Most Helpful Critical Player Reviews

  • Review Score:3.4

    Seriously dont see the point!!!

    I have been hearing or rather reading abt Ridge Racer for quite some time and thought I would check it out on the PSP and the only thing I can say to others is ' DONT BOTHER!!!! ' Here is a breakdown of my opinion: Ga... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about Ridge Racer

  • Review Score:8.2

    A great game for the road. All puns intended.

    Ridge Racer became my first game for the PSP and I am glad it was. It was a great introduction to the hand-held system, and was rather a fun game. If you are someone who likes racing at high speeds, with some nitro boost... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.2

    Another Ridge racer for my collection

    Ridge Racer my favorite racing game title it should be yours too. Gameplay: Its not a driving simulatior, but its a drift simulator, the controls are a little square but work suprisingly well. Graphics: Drop dead... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.5

    Ridge Racer

    Ridge Racer is a all-around solid game. Absoulutely stunning graphics, good sound (That dude in the background is freaking annoying), everything else is decent. I was so happy when I bought this game a couple months back... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    Best racing game to ever come on the PSP

    Pros: Fast, can pull of amazing drifts and cool graphics.. the best racing game i have even seen on the PSP Cons: Gets very repetitive after a while. All the cars have funny names. The only game i have played there you... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.9

    Vrooom!!

    This was the first game I bought for my PSP, based upon the trailers alone. I am so glad that it was not false advertising. The graphics are so sweet in this game, it really shows off the power of the PSP. The control... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.8

    Not to shabby.

    Ridge Racer is the type of game for some one who wants to get that racing feel but doesn't want to get all technical and involved with all the other aspects of racing. Because of that all the depth in this game relies o... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8

    Namco's first Arcade Racing series starts of with a Massive game for the PSP!

    Ridge Racer is a game that offers both excitement, and huge amounts of unlockables. The unlockables vary from cars, to minigames, and others. But lets first start of with the gameplay, the most important aspect of a raci... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.4

    Superb racing from the driftastic Ridge Racer.

    When you pop in the UMD and start it up you will see the pre-rendered intro movie and from there on in you can see how good the graphics are compared to the intro movie. It's truly amazing that the cars have reflections ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.4

    Outstanding

    Terrific game for the psp, it defines the psp's capabilities. The graphics in ridge racer are outstanding, from the smooth frame rate, to the well constructed race courses and environments and car designs. There is ple... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7

    Simplistic racing fun

    Ah, the good old racing game! Never less than good fun for thirty minutes every now and then.... Ridge Racer is the arcade racer for those who couldn't care less about correct physics, but just want to drive fast and fin... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful